A meeting with Murrans

Murrans [warriors] are not only critical to Maasai culture; they’re also key to the success of our organization. That’s partly because members of this age class make up the majority of the Guardians themselves, but also because they are an important and active part of the community that Lion Guardians serves. We have begun to…

Big Local Progress on Wildlife Poisoning

Recently, a powerful National Geographic article depicting wildlife poisoning in Africa featured our work and that of many conservation partners, as well as the Kenya Wildlife Service.  And while poisoning is a critically important conservation issue, we would like to share that we actually experience very little poisoning in the Amboseli-Tsavo group ranches where we…

Act Today & Help Lions Survive

A harsh spotlight has been cast on the plight of the lion this year. The illegal hunt of Cecil in Zimbabwe, the most recent poisoning of three lions belonging to the Marsh Pride in the Masai Mara, Kenya and our very own loss of Mbalueni have raised global awareness of the decline in lion populations…

Lion Guardians in Akagera National Park

Have you been wondering what Lion Guardians are doing in AkageraPark, Rwanda‬ – well now you need not wonder anymore… As many of you may have heard, seven lions were recently reintroduced to Rwanda after two decades. This was dubbed a milestone achievement by Peter Fearnhead, CEO of African Parks, in a statement. [Read more here] Shortly…

World Lion Day 2015

Today is World Lion Day (August 10th), and to honor the day our Guardians are meeting with their communities to share stories about their lions, talk about what peaceful co-existence means, and explain what they do as Lion Guardians. As part of this they will also coordinate a showing of the Lion Guardians’ film.   You can…